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A tree in a tree from Hawaii

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The American chestnut, the one-time king of the Appalachian mountain forest, including Sussex County, is poised for a comeback. The highly prized tree

Where Have All the Forests Gone? Long Time Passing...Where Have All The Trees Gone? Long Time Ago...The Answer is Blowing in the Wind...When Will We Ever Learn?

Just so readers of Wit's End won't imagine that all I do (as opposed to almost all) is blog about trees dying from ozone pollution, as evidence I present pictures of favorite paintings taken when I went to the Philadelphia Art Museum on Sunday, to see the special Van Gogh exhibit. Photography was not allowed inside the actual show, unfortunately, because it was spectacularly, ecstatically vibrant...an absolutely incredible experience I shared with middle daughter and friend Catarina. The…

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American Chestnut tree could start spreading back across the country!

Chestnut Trees To Spread Across Landscape Again, Says Purdue Scientist

A Purdue University researcher is working to restore the American chestnut, an important wildlife tree and timber resource that dominated the landscape from Maine to Mississippi before it was driven to near-extinction by a fungal disease introduced about 100 years ago.

A healthy American chestnut tree in Jackson County, Tennessee. Credit: The American Chestnut Foundation.these trees once dominated Appalachia but are now hard to find

Saving the American Chestnut Tree | The American Chestnut Foundation

The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) conducts research to develop a blight-resistant American chestnut tree (Castanea dentata) for reintroduction.

The largest tree logged in the State of West Virginia, near Lead Mine, Tucker County, 1913 West Virginia History, Virginia Studies, Tree Story, American Chestnut, Giant Tree, Big Tree, Appalachian Mountains, Appalachian People, Virginia Mountains

Giant Trees of Appalachia and the People Who Lived in Them

My fascination with hollow trees began when I watched Sam Gribley set up camp inside one in the film adaptation of My Side of the Mountain. Several weeks after watching it, I convinced my younger brother to try to help me burn out the inside of a hollow tree just like Sam had. Our efforts were cut short by our father’s timely intervention. The experience left us with a valuable lesson on fire safety instead of the Thoreau-style wilderness retreat we had envisioned. Several years later we…

The American chestnut tree reigned over 200 million acres of eastern woodlands from Maine to Florida, from the Carolinas up to the Ohio Valley.

Natural habitat of the mighty American Chestnut.

Bulbus Cedar “One of the most phenomenal trees on this planet! This alien like redcedar grows near the Cheewhat Cedar in Pacific Rim National Park on Vancouver Island.” Boy, what a tree house tree this is.

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Large American Chestnut tree near West Salem, WI.

Large American Chestnut tree near West Salem, WI.

American Chestnut Tree and poem-This of blank, ivory notecards w envelopes features a drawing of an American Chestnut tree w poem American Chestnut, Technical Pen, Green Ribbon, Illustrations, Ivoire, Color Card, Will Smith, Note Cards, Poems

American Chestnut Tree and poem-This 6-pack of blank, ivory notecards w envelopes features a drawing of an American Chestnut tree w poem

American Chestnut Tree w poem..This six- pack of cards features an ink drawing of a sprawling American Chestnut Tree ( Castanea dentata) dwarfing the horse and blacksmith standing beneath it. Horseshoes anchor the corner spot illustrations and chestnut leaves grace the side borders. The familiar, first stanza of the 1842 poem, "The Village Blacksmith" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, is penned in the bottom border-' Under a spreading chestnut tree, The village smithy stands; The smith, a…

Image ID: Image Date: [no date] Image Title: [Chestnut tree.] Image Caption: Bark of chestnut (Castanea dentata). Image Caption, Image Title, American Chestnut, Big Tree, Trees, History, Gallery, Plants, Historia

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There used to be 4 billion American chestnut trees, but they all disappeared The kings of the Eastern forest now die as shrubs

There used to be 4 billion American chestnut trees, but they all disappeared

American chestnut trees once blanketed the east coast, with an estimated 4 billion trees spreading in dense canopies from Maine to Mississippi and Florida. These huge and ancient trees, up to 100…

Chestnut Tree of One Hundred Horses, Sicily

Trees | Wondermondo

List with more than 60 world's largest, tallest, stoutest, rarest and otherwise unique trees.

Uncategorized – Chestnut: the Environment and Protection

My enviromental isues project on invasive species.

The American Chestnut Blight

My enviromental isues project on invasive species.